The Ten Minute Medic

Hosted ByBill Young

The Ten Minute Medic (TMM) Podcast is for busy EMS students who need information in bite size portions to listen to between calls or while standing in line.  Brought to you by experienced EMS educators, who are busy themselves, we will never waste your time with useless fluff!

Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis and Your Patient

We come to the end of our series on acid base balance with a look at metabolic acidosis and alkalosis.  In this podcast you will learn:

1.  The most common cause of metabolic acidosis

2.  Why the administration of sodium bicarbonate for your patient in metabolic acidosis may be deadly

3.  A summary of pathophysiology pearls to remember when addressing acid base issues.

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